HIIT Vs. Continuous Endurance Training: Battle Of The Aerobic Titans - February 2012 IDEA Fitness Jouranl
February 2012


HIIT Vs. Continuous Endurance Training: Battle Of The Aerobic Titans
A look at the science of high-intensity interval training.
Exploring Hip Pain: Femoroacetabular Impingement
As a personal trainer, what can you do, in conjunction with allied health professionals, to help clients with this hip dysfunction regain activity?
IDEA FitnessConnect: Horizon Report
Ways fitness professionals are leveraging IDEA FitnessConnect and its advanced tools for 2012.
Continuing Education Quizzes
Get up to 5 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

Figure Competition Training
Client Success Story: Training for a figure competition can improve health and vitality.
Creating A Profitable Fitness Franchise
Profit Center: Discover the ingredients you need to turn your fitness business into a recipe for success.
Design, Execute And Modify A Program For Your Client
Ex Rx: The more you know about modifications and your clients, the easier it is to design a successful session.
tricks of the trade “What Has Been The Best Budgetary Change You’ve Made For Your Business During The Recession?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
How Friends Influence Weight
Nutrition: Studies find we mimic the habits of our closest companions.

Group Exercise

30 Step Skills Every Fitness Instructor Should Have
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Step remains a mainstay in fitness facilities—how are you keeping up with the demand and staying safe?
Buddy Up To Cool Down
Ebb: Take advantage of boot camp team spirit and partner up for postworkout stretches.
Sample Class: Jump Rope Circuit
Class Take-Out: Create a total-body workout using three simple pieces of equipment.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Help people build a wellness foundation with a strong schedule of options.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Mindfulness Practice: Empowering Fragmented Teens To Become Whole
Inner IDEA: Through innovative programs, youth discover their inner selves, face fears and embrace personal power.

In Every Issue

Nutrition Scope Of Practice Revisited
Fitness Forum: Should we deconstruct boundaries for giving food/nutrition advice to apparently healthy clients?
warm-up Taking Action To Serve America’s Military Families
Making News
Sleep Deprivation: Cognitive Function And Health Consequences
Research: A lack of proper sleep can put you at risk for a number of negative consequences.
fitness handout The Exercise–Brain Connection